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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.
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Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter .  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P. . 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen. Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles. The...
Topics: 78rpm, digitization
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Alfredito and his Orchestra; Al Lang
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Performer: Alfredito and his Orchestra Writer: Al Lang Mambo inst. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 375.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the...
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Topics: 78rpm, Mambo, Latin
Source: 78